838 S Monroe St

Arlington, VA 22204 View Map $709,999 Ask a Question
Beds4
Baths2Full11/2
Sq.Ft.1,425
Year1939
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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:VAAR2041640
Sq. Feet:1,425
Date Sold:4/30/2024
Lot Size:0.11 Acres
County:Arlington
Are you ready to take on a renovation project that could rival the transformations seen on your favorite TV shows? This beloved home is not for the faint of heart; it's a challenge worthy of Chip and Joanna Gaines or the experts from "Love it or List it." It is NOT a project for Weekend Warriors who want a simple flip. Nestled in the highly desirable neighborhood of Alcova Heights, this hidden gem presents the rare opportunity to either Pop the Top and expand or tear it Down and start Fresh. The choice is yours, and the possibilities are limitless. Built in 1939, this home exudes character and charm but it is in need of renovations to restore its former glory. Sold AS-IS, this property is ideal for buyer who are prepared to roll up their sleeves an bring their vision to life.

Nearby, Alcova Heights Park is Nestled in the heart of the community offering a serene retreat from the bustle of city life. This park is a haven for nature lovers and families alike. The park features a playground and for those seeking adventure it boasts a vibrant sports area with basketball courts, a baseball field and a sand volleyball court. It is not just a park but a vibrant community hub, offering residents a place to connect, relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.


This great location is within walking distance of public transportation options, shopping, entertainment, and dining. Nearby restaurants are available, with Columbia Pike only four blocks away. Shirlington offers live theater, restaurants, and a terrific library nearby. With easy commutes to Alexandria, National Landing, Clarendon, Rosslyn, and Del Ray, this location is perfect for those looking to explore all that Northern Virginia has to offer, as well as offering easy access back to DC.

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Price Change History

Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
4/30/2024$650,000$709,9999.2%

Community Information

Address:838 S Monroe St, Arlington, VA 22204
County:Arlington
Subdivision:Alcova Heights
Zip Code:22204

Architecture

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1939
Stories:2
Style:Cape Cod
Construction: Brick Veneer
Roof: Composite
Foundation: Slab

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Eat-In
Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer
Main Level Bedrooms: 2
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Heating: Hot Water
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 1075
Below Grade 350
Total 1425

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.11 Acres
TV/Cable/Com: Natural Gas Available
Sewer: No Septic System
Water: Public
Transportation: Airport less than 10 miles, Bus Stop less than 1 mile
Zoning:R-6
Directions:Head NE on Columbia Pike toward Moray Lane, Take a Left on South Buchanan, then a Right on 8th St. S, at the traffic circle, take the first exit on Monroe. Home will be on the Right.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $7,165 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
New Financing: Cash
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
County Tax Rate: $7,047.00 (Annually)
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional

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Listing Information Last Updated 5/20/2024
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